FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK
Charles R. Kesler: Two New Rights Do Not Make a Wrong
THE DISPUTED QUESTION
Mark Helprin: Against the New Republican Isolationism
Michale Anton: Nuclear Winter’s Tale
Christopher Caldwell: India’s Uprising
The world’s largest democracy, united as never before.
Myron Magnet: The Antiracist Racket
And its mind-forg’d manacles.
Leonard Sax: We’re Teaching the Holocaust All Wrong
A problem of human nature.
Diana Schaub: After Manliness
The age of LGBTQIA.
William Voegeli: All the Lawns Are Brown
Crisis politics and the California drought.
Jeffrey H. Anderson: Getting the Candidate We Deserve
Time to redesign the GOP presidential nominating process.
Conrad Black: A Magnificent Phenomenon
Remembering Paul Johnson.
REVIEWS OF BOOKS
Helen Andrews: Look Back in Anger
The Inheritors: An Intimate Portrait of South Africa’s Racial Reckoning, by Eve Fairbanks.
Robert R. Reilly: Made in God’s Image
All One in Christ: A Catholic Critique of Racism and Critical Race Theory, by Edward Feser.
Joseph M. Bessette: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime
What’s Prison For?: Punishment and Rehabilitation in the Age of Mass Incarceration, by Bill Keller; Criminal (In)Justice: What the Push for Decarceration and Depolicing Gets Wrong and Who it Hurts Most, by Rafael A. Mangual; and The Myth of Overpunishment: A Defense of the American Justice System and a Proposal to Reduce Incarceration While Protecting the Public, by Barry Latzer.
Michael Knowles: Remembering the Answers
How to Save the West: Ancient Wisdom for 5 Modern Crises, by Spencer Klavan.
Julius Krein: Designed in California, Made in China
Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century, by J. Bradford DeLong; and The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era, by Gary Gerstle.
James Piereson: Doing Good and Doing Well
Private Virtues, Public Vices: Philanthropy and Democratic Equality, by Emma Saunders-Hastings.
Arthur Herman: From Sea to Shining Sea
Victory at Sea: Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order in World War II, by Paul Kennedy; Who Can Hold the Sea: The U.S. Navy in the Cold War, 1945–1960, by James D. Hornfischer; To Rule the Waves: How Control of the World’s Oceans Shapes The Fate of the Superpowers, by Bruce D. Jones; The Blue Age: How the U.S. Navy Created Global Prosperity—And Why We’re in Danger of Losing It, by Gregg Easterbrook; and Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, by James Stavridis.
Michael Anton: The Containment of George Kennan
Kennan: A Life Between Worlds, by Frank Costigliola.
Henry R. Nau: We Win, They Lose
The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and the World on the Brink, by William Inboden.
Andrew Roberts: The Churchill of the Middle East
Bibi: My Story, by Benjamin Netanyahu.
Spencer A. Klavan: One King to Rule Them All
King of the World: The Life of Cyrus the Great, by Matt Waters.
Joseph Epstein: Lend Me Your Ears
The Roman Republic of Letters: Scholarship, Philosophy, and Politics in the Age of Cicero and Caesar, by Katharina Volk.
Allen C. Guelzo: Black Dan
Indivisible: Daniel Webster and the Birth of American Nationalism, by Joel Richard Paul.
David Azerrad: Locked Out
America’s Philosopher: John Locke in American Intellectual Life, by Claire Rydell Arcenas.
Stephen Wu: He Could Spellbind and Slay
Heaven Can Indeed Fall: The Life of Willmoore Kendall, by Christopher H. Owen.
Martha Bayles: TV’s Yellowstone
Mark Helprin: My Native English Must I Now Forgo?